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North Leeds 8-15 Golf League

A golf league for 8-15 handicap golfers.

We fill the gap between Rabbits and Nett team golfers.

Now in our second season we are keen to expand on last year’s success. The Garforth GC 8-15 section won promotion to this year’s 1st division (Please see fixtures below).

What does the 8-15 league involve?

We run a league competition where matches are 8 man team playing 4bbb match play with 2 points for a win 1 for a half for the individual pairs. There is a team bonus point for a home win two for an away win and one for a team drawing away from home. We run a pairs competition through the season where courtesy is given to the visiting players. This year 64 pairs entered the competition. The final being played on the Presentation end of season event.

We run an individual championship at one of the league clubs. Last year this attracted over 60 players on a Sunday afternoon.

We further run a team knock out competition. This may mean a further home team fixture the semis are played at neutral venue usually at one two of the semi finalist courses.

What are we about what is the aim of the league?

Our intent is to play golf competitively but friendly.

The ideal is that you do all that is possible to assist your opponent then whup them nicely!

Individual championship and Presentation Day event are held at one of our league clubs in order to keep the revenue generated within the league. We run a raffle and this together with the sponsorship covers any costs generated.

We are not for profit but for the players.

When are the matches played?

The beauty of the league is that we are flexible all matches have to be played during the week. They generally tee off at 4.30 on a Wednesday. However, it is for the home team to stipulate the evening. e.g. Scarcroft have a club comp on a Wednesday so play all their home games on a Thursday. This year there are matches on Tuesday and one on a Thursday. The reason for this is so that we don't clash with Scratch teams Nett teams and Rabbits. The idea is for the Section captains to discuss if there are any issues and come to an agreed date.

Garforth Golf Club 8-15 Fixtures 2016

If you want more information on Garforth GC 8-15 section please contact:

Paul Wray

Status Fixture Finalised Date Time Players Needed
Invitation Day Scarthingwell GC Sunday 17th April 2016 TBA TBA
Friendly Wetherby (A) Wednesday 13th April 2016 4.00pm 12
Friendly Wetherby (H) Thursday 28th April 2016 4.00pm 12
Cup 1 Bye Wednesday 4th May 2016 4.30pm 8
League 1 Moor Allerton (H) Thursday 12th May 2016 4.30pm 8
League 2 Scarthingwell (A) Wednesday 18th May 2016 4.30pm 8
League 3 Horsforth (A) Wednesday 25th May 2016 4.30pm 8
League 4 Headingley (H) Wednesday 1st June 2016 4.30pm 8
League 5 Scarcroft (A) Tuesday 7th June 2016 4.30pm 8
League 6 Moor Allerton (A) Wednesday 15th June 2016 4.30pm 8
Cup 2 Wetherby (A) Wednesday 22nd June 2016 4.30pm 8
League 7 Scarthingwell (H) Wednesday 29th June 2016 4.30pm 8
League 8 Horsforth (H) Wednesday 6th July 2016 4.30pm 8
League 9 Headingley (A) Wednesday 13th July 2016 4.30pm 8
League 10 Scarcroft (H) Wednesday 20th June 2016 4.30pm 8



Garforth Golf Club
Long Lane
West Yorkshire
LS25 2DS
T: 0113 286 3308